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Cairo conference focuses on Data Field Encryption

30 September 2010  |  4332 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If Visa’s Payment Security Forum held in Cairo this week is anything to go by, Data Field Encryption projects certainly seem to be on the agenda for banks in the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe. More than 95% of those responding to a quick poll at the conference said they were either considering, evaluating, or were actively engaged in Da...

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What financial services can learn from manufacturing: part 1

30 September 2010  |  3481 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Throughout its life, the manufacturing industry has gone through many changes that have each revolutionized the way products are made. Consider the principle of using uniform and interchangeable parts, rather than every element being unique. By being able to easily replace and reuse parts, manufacturers could make their processes more efficient, w...

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30 September 2010  |  4168 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Arrive on the Sunday straight to the Hotel and then on to the Arena, photo taken, badge issued, now where is the stand. Into the Hall and the same question comes to mind “how the hell are they going t...

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Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

British Telecom sends Customers personal details unencrypted

30 September 2010  |  4643 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

[I'm surprised I haven't seen anything elsewhere on Finextra on the ACS:Law fiasco] BT has admitted it sent the personal details of more than 500 customers as an unsecured document to legal firm ACS:L...

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Online banking for affluent segment

30 September 2010  |  4521 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Last week on a retail banking conference in Prague, i have heard a dozen times from bankers' presentations, that the banks need to focus on affluent customers. They are way more profitable than the ma...

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Alexander Mifsud
Alexander MifsudIxaris Systems Ltd - London

A more open approach to innovation

30 September 2010  |  4579 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The recent Finextra webcast on retail banking innovation caused some a debate from various industry experts. The general consensus seemed to be that banks are severely constrained in terms of how much...

Paul Blank
Paul BlankCapital Markets eTrading Consultant - London

What is a Swap Execution Facility SEF

29 September 2010  |  10411 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In my efforts to understand the implications of the new legislation covering OTC Derivatives, I came across an excellent blog called ‘Streetwise Professor’ written as you would expect, by a streetwise...

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Peter  Jones
Peter JonesHitachi Europe - London

Hitachi response - Finger Vein Technology for ATMs in Poland

29 September 2010  |  4641 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In response to concerns about privacy and data protection in the context of the use of Biometric data for non Government related transactions, Hitachi Europe would like to clarify several points for

Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

A Digital Single Market - why and how?

29 September 2010  |  5540 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

DG Infosoc is gearing up activities under the Digital Single Market headline. When this is being rolled out it is important to ask the question: Why? The obvious answers are that large scale x-sector...

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David DivittVocaLink - London

Don't be discouraged from online banking

29 September 2010  |  3951 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This story shows the lengths to which criminals will go to commit fraud, and the PCeU must be congratulated on breaking this criminal gang. However, it is important that stories like this don't discou...

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